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Israel's electrical consumption breaks national record amid heatwave

Accompanying the rising temperatures have been rising electric bills, with the electric use for the country reaching an all-time high amid the heatwave.

Heatwave intensifies throughout Israel, Health Min. releases guidelines

Temperatures continued to rise on Sunday * despite September usually marking a decrease in the summer heat, the ongoing heatwave is expected to last until at least the weekend.

The sun rises over the Dead Sea, Israel

Heatwave heading towards Israel: What precautions should be taken?

Extreme heat could pose a serious health risk for at-risk populations, including the elderly, people with cardio-vesicular diseases and young children.

A worker prepares a traditional sweet "Konafa" at a shop, after the government eased the restriction

Jordan: Child dead and 700 others poisoned by deadly shwarma in Amman

It all started when a local food stand owner in Amman offered shwarma for the extremely low price of less than NIS 6 per serving.

Music in Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda amid coronavirus outbreak, July 2020

Heat wave in Israel continues, will peak on Tisha Be'av

The Israel Meteorological Service's Discomfort Index predicts that heat stress will be heavy to extreme throughout the week.

Lifeguard tower at Dead Sea beach

Extreme heatwave begins to break slightly, rain expected Sunday

More significant drops in the temperature are expected over the weekend with rain forecast for Sunday.

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Fire in Rahat, May 20, 2020

Israel hit by wildfires, heatstroke amid extreme heatwave

Residents of an immigrant absorption center in Beersheba are living through the heatwave without air conditioning

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Firefighters battle wildfire near Elad, May 19, 2020

Large wildfire extinguished in central Israel as heatwave continues

The Fire and Rescue Services believes that the fire began at about 10 p.m. on Monday near the Palestinian Authority and progressed toward the area currently affected by the fire.

19/05/2020
House design

Historic heatwave to continue to roast Israel

If temperatures remain as forecast, then this would be the first time that such high temperatures were ever reported for six days straight in Israel.

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